Eva Longoria confirms that she is pregnant with her first child

A huge congratulations are in order for Eva Longoria and her husband Jose Baston, with a representative for the Desperate Housewives’ actress confirming that she is pregnant with her first child, aged 42.

The star is said to be four months into her pregnancy and is expecting a baby boy, it has been reported.

Eva and Jose married in May 2016. Copyright: [Rex]

Eva is already stepmother to Jose’s children, 14-year-old triplets Jose, Tali, and Mariana with his ex-wife, Natalia Esperon.

The news comes just weeks after Eva prompted pregnancy rumours whilst on holiday in Greece, with fans speculating that she was hiding a baby bump when she wore a loose-fitting dress.

The actress was also forced to shut down pregnancy rumours back in April, confessing that even her relatives had contacted her to ask if she was pregnant after she was papped looking “really fat” – however, the bloating was actually due to an intolerance to cheese.

Eva was forced to shut down pregnancy rumours in April. Copyright: [PA]

Speaking at the time, Eva told her followers: “I saw some pictures of myself really fat on a boat. I have to tell you all I did was eat cheese.

“Everybody is saying I’m pregnant and I’m not I was just lactose intolerant apparently.

“I just had to share because my whole family is calling me asking me if I’m pregnant. Yes, I look pregnant but it was just a ball of cheese… a ball of cheese in my stomach.

“Seriously I looked so fat. But you know what? That happens to people. Everybody gets bloated. I’m not bloated today but this is pre-pancake. I’m about to go eat a pancake.

Eva is said to be four months pregnant with a baby boy. Copyright: [Rex]

“So that’s the news of the day. Not pregnant, just eating a lot of cheese, a lot of wine, lot of pancakes. Pre-pancake stomach. You’ll see post-pancake.”

Eva and Jose married in Mexico last May, with the star wearing a wedding dress designed by her best friend, Victoria Beckham, for the nuptials.

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